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Keck Medicine of USC

Keck Medicine of USC includes the Keck School of Medicine of USC, the region’s first medical school; the renowned USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, one of the first comprehensive cancer centers established by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) in the United States; the USC Care Medical Group, a medical faculty practice; the Keck Medical Center of USC, which includes two acute care hospitals: 401-licensed bed Keck Hospital of USC and 60-licensed bed USC Norris Cancer Hospital; and USC Verdugo Hills Hospital, a 158-licensed bed community hospital. It also includes more than 40 outpatient facilities, some at affiliated hospitals, in Los Angeles, Orange, Kern, Tulare and Ventura counties.

In 2016, U.S. News & World Report ranked Keck Medical Center of USC among the Top 10 hospitals in the state and among the Top 50 hospitals in the United States in seven specialties: ophthalmology, urology, cancer, geriatrics, orthopedic surgery, nephrology and cardiology and heart surgery.

Versant (New Graduate) RN Residency Program - ICU

USCKH - Nursing Administration Los Angeles, California

How to Apply:

A complete application will include:

1. An online application

2. A resume – Upload your resume only under the first screen “Quick Apply”

  • Please read the instructions carefully because you will only have one opportunity to upload all of the required documents.  Scan and convert to a PDF all documents outlined in numbers 3 through 5 into one single file not to exceed a maximum data of 5 megabytes.  You will upload the documents in the “My Experience” section of the application under “Resume/CV”.  Incomplete applications will not be considered.

3. A cover letter

  • Upload cover letter attachment  – Please indicate your first and second choices in unit within your cover letter.

4. The personal statement should bring out your personality. Tell us what being a nurse means to you, and what you will bring to the profession and to USC. Please also indicate your unit(s) of interest. You may select up to two units. The personal statement should not exceed two pages.

5. Unofficial transcripts (upload as other document)

6. Two (2) letters of recommendation on school letterhead (Experienced nurses should obtain letters of recommendation from work colleague(s) and/or manager(s).)

  • Upload as letters of reference
  • Must be from your clinical instructors at your school of instruction from which you received your nursing degree.
  • The letters may be submitted directly from the clinical instructor or uploaded online by one (1) of the following methods: 1) In a sealed envelope to Human Resources Department, c/o Marques Gunn, 2011 N. Soto St., Suite 1100, Los Angeles, CA 90032. 2) Emailed to Human Resources at 3) Uploaded with your online application. You may submit additional letters if you choose, however, additional letters are not required.

The University of Southern California values diversity, and is committed to equal opportunity in employment.

Our hospitals are committed to supporting the success and quality of each individual nurse. To learn more about Versant®, go to

• Less than one year of acute care hospital-based experience as a licensed RN prior to start
• A 3.0 nursing GPA or above
• A 2-year commitment
• A degree in nursing – Bachelor’s degree is preferred or commitment to obtain within five years.
• A current Basic Life Support (BLS) certification for healthcare provider from the American Heart Association
• An Advanced Cardiac Life Support requirement
• A Fire and Safety card must be presented upon hire or must be obtained at our facility within the first 30 days of hire, and maintained by renewing before the expiration date.

REQ20060667 Posted Date: 06/12/2018

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